Photos: Midway presents World War II Days

More than 900 World War II re-enactors participated in Midway Village Museum’s World War II Days Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24-25. The event is the largest of its kind in the United States. Pictured: German troops advance to accompany their armored assault gun, a “Stug III.” (Photo by Jon McGinty)
Young visitors try out their gas masks at Saturday’s vendor area at World War II Days. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
Members of 2nd Panzer Division re-enactment group chow down between battles at World War II Days. (Photo by Jon McGinty)

An Allied Sherman tank advances with ground troops during Saturday’s mock battle at World War II Days. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
British troops march off to war at World War II Days. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
A large crowd attends the World War II mock battles at Midway Village. (Photo by Jon McGinty)

From the Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2011, issue